Microbiologist

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Kalamazoo, Michigan - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.
In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description
  • Process specimens for veterinary pathogen isolation
  • Using appropriate diagnostic microbiology methods, Identify bacterial pathogens from diagnostic specimens from veterinary samples.
  • As needed, update appropriate methods to identify veterinary pathogens from specimens by phenotypic and other methods. Anaerobic microbiology may be required in some cases
  • Conduct bacterial plate counts, using existing methods and in some cases update or modify these methods according to study needs.
  • Evaluate existing methods, and as appropriate develop or modify methods for bacterial enumeration and identification from study samples
  • Review microbiological methods in draft protocols and provide feedback to research study director to assure microbiology methods used in protocol are appropriate to study goals.
  • Prepare live bacterial cultures in replicate that meet research study specifications, according to study timing. Apply existing lab methods and in some cases develop or modify methods to produce replicate, reproducible cultures of bacteria to be used in bacterial vaccine development and research
  • Prepare sterile bacteriological growth media
  • Data entry, verification and handling, record keeping, in accordance with study protocol and applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Anticipate study supply needs and assure stock laboratory supplies to enable timely conduct of microbiological support of studies (usually more than one study is ongoing: studies, or processing of samples from different studies will be overlapping) according to project timelines. Assure laboratory supplies are in place to support diagnostic microbiology support for specimens from animals on farm.
  • General laboratory housekeeping duties
Qualifications
  • Microbiology degree: Bachelor's with 5+ years of industry experience or Master's degree with 2+ years of experience
  • Hands on experience with the below skills/microbiological techniques:
    • Pipetting skills
    • Aseptic technique
    • Plate streaking
    • Bacterial or mammalian cell culture
    • Bacterial isolation / identification
    • Experience with pathogens
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Sterility testing
    • Diagnostics experience
  • Virology and tissue culture experience is a plus
  • GMP/GLP Experience is preferred, but not required
Additional Information
  • Position is full-time, first shift, Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM.
  • Candidates located within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Kalamazoo, Michigan - United States

Experience:

  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions
Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions

Current Openings: 0

Eurofins Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at client sites and is dedicated to running and managing client laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries. We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client’s quality systems and equipment. With more than 3,000 employees, Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions is currently providing services at more than 100 sites in over 15 countries throughout North America and Europe. In addition, Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing operates 36 laboratory locations, totaling more than 2,000,000 ft2 across 19 countries worldwide. Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions employs and manages full-time employees and provides a comprehensive benefits package, as well as training, development and career advancement opportunities.
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